RAFT HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION FUNDS:
For Hampden and Hampshire Counties: Updated information on the new COVID-19 RAFT funds from Way Finders:
Please visit www.wayfindersma.org/raft
To download or print updated flyers for Way Finders’ RAFT program, please click the links below:
RAFT Flyer (English)
RAFT Flyer (Spanish)
Supplemental SNAP benefits are available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the information.
New webinar from the US Interagency Council on Homelessness:
Implementing Assessment and Recovery Centers and Providing Transportation to Isolation and Quarantine Facilities: Lessons from Seattle/King County: Monday, April 13, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
Join partners from the CDC, HUD, and Seattle/King County to get updates about the national COVID-19 response and learn about Seattle/King County’s efforts to implement Assessment and Recovery Centers, as well as address transportation needs for people to get to isolation and quarantine facilities.
Note: If you have trouble accessing the webinar due to overwhelming demand, please know that we will send the recording to all registrants and post it on www.usich.gov/covid-19 by the end of the day on April 13.
Also from the National Alliance to End Homelessness:
If you missed their recent webinars, you can find them here: COVID-19 Webinar Series. Recorded webinars include: (1) Understanding and Planning for Federal Funding; (2) Protocols for Addressing Sheltered and Unsheltered Homelessness; (3) Serving and Supporting Unsheltered People During COVID-19.